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July 24, 2008

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Pop Singer Jesse McCartney Tapped as the New Face of Bongo Jeans


July 24, 2008 09:27:15 GMT


Is a pop singer, Jesse McCartney can now add modeling into his ever growing career resume as he's been tapped to be the new face of Bongo jeans. He replaces socialite Kim Kardashian for the company's fall and winter 2008 and 2009 campaign, making him the first solo male spokesperson to appear in the brand's advertising campaign.

Jesse's Bongo ad sees him pictured alongside five female models, all of whom showcase Bongo's "Fab Five Fits" jeans. "There's nothing better than a girl in a t-shirt and jeans so the Bongo shoot was a dream come true for me!" so he said referring to his Bongo ad.
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Video Premiere: Trey Songz's 'Missin You'


July 24, 2008 09:06:04 GMT


Although already gearing up to release a new album this year, R 'n' B singer Trey Songz is still keen on promoting his latest LP "Trey Day", dropped in 2007, by premiering a new music video on July 23 via his official MySpace page. The new clip was filmed for his latest album's single titled "Missin You".

The video starts with the scene where Trey was left by his girlfriend after she finds out that he was cheating on her. The story continues on at a club where the singer seems trying to have fun and forget his girl but instead he found his ex in the club getting cozy with another man. That fact left him devastated and started to remember the beautiful time they once had.
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'Hancock' Helmer Bringing 'Hercules' to Big Screen

July 24, 2008 09:03:20 GMT


Having successfully delivered a slacker superhero "Hancock", filmmaker Peter Berg has been reported to be tackling another superhero flick. Still, unlike in Hancock where he directs a movie featuring a considerably new hero, in "Hercules: The Thracian Wars", he will be making a movie about the legendary Greek hero, Hercules.

Tackling the project which is based on Steve Moore's five-issue comic book series, the helmer of "The Kingdom" will be using the script that is going to be written by Ryan Condal. He will also serve as the film's producer along with Spyglass' Jonathan Glickman, Roger Birnbaum and Gary Barber.
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Michelle Williams Dating Film Producer Spike Jonze

July 24, 2008 08:59:12 GMT


New speculation surfaced by the hour that Michelle Williams is dating film producer Spike Jonze. Rumors that the twosome are a couple quickly sparked after they were spotted together near his Manhattan apartment in recent weeks.

Williams and Jonze, the ex-husband of "Lost in Translation" director Sofia Coppola, first met in 2006 when she auditioned for his film adaptation of the classic children's story "Where the Wild Things Are," which is slated to be released next year. She was offered a role, but later withdrew from the project for an undisclosed reason.
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'Watchmen' Soundtrack, From Bob Dylan to Nat King Cole


July 24, 2008 08:24:35 GMT


While people are still buzzing around the using of The Smashing Pumpkins' 1997 track, "The Beginning is the End is the Beginning", in "Watchmen" teaser trailer, director Zack Snyder opens up about the music to be featured in the upcoming comic book adaptation. Revealing about the vibe he wants for the film, the filmmaker confessed that fans will be presented with instantly-evocative period pieces.

By stating that the mastermind behind "300" meant that the movie will have songs from Bob Dylan to Nat King Cole as well as from Jimi Hendrix to Nena. "We have Hendrix's 'All Along the Watchtower,' 'The Times They Are A-Changin' the Bob Dylan song, [Simon & Garfunkel's] 'The Sound of Silence'," he said in an interview with MTV. "[We've also got Nena's] '99 Luftballoons,' the German version of course. And 'Unforgettable' by Nat King Cole. And then there's a lot of others, but it's that kind of vibe."
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Lee Ryan and Pregnant Fiancee Samantha Miller Still Engaged


July 24, 2008 08:15:07 GMT


The rumors that said Lee Ryan dumped his pregnant fiancee Samantha Miller are not true. The singer has denied reports he has ditched her, insisting they are still engaged.

Star magazine reported earlier this week that Ryan ditched Samantha after a series of heated rows and he already moved in with Simon Webbe, his ex-bandmate of the boy band Blue. A source was quoted as saying that Samantha found the break up as a "complete shock" as "she thought everything was going really well."
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Miley Cyrus and Sugarland Compete to Top the Billboard 200 Chart


July 24, 2008 08:09:43 GMT


Teen pop star, Miley Cyrus' new album "Breakout" is on its way to top the album chart next week after its sale leads the way with 110,000 units sold. But to take the Billboard Hot 200 chart won't be an easy task for Miley, as another contender Sugarland is sneaking just behind her.

According to Nielsen SoundScan, the country duo's deluxe edition of "Love on the Inside" has already sold about 108,000 copies. Moreover, the group's label through their executive VP of sales, marketing and new media, Ben Kline believes that Sugarland's new outing will sell about 300,000 units on its first week.
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Madonna Sparks Fears on Health, Suffers from Stress and Exhaustion

July 24, 2008 07:30:52 GMT


The many rumors surrounding her life affected Madonna in a bad way. The pop star has sparked fear on her health following reports that she suffers from stress and exhaustion, thanks to her hectic schedule, marital woes, and her brother's tell-all book.

Madonna is currently rehearsing for her forthcoming world tour and "is totally miserable. She's down physically and mentally," The Sun reports. Worse, as a source told the publication, the songbird "is doing less than OK" with her marriage to Guy Ritchie "is very, very tense" leading her to the feeling that she lacks support from the people around her.
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Video Premiere: Rick Ross' 'This Is the Life' Ft. Trey Songz

July 24, 2008 07:25:56 GMT


Still promoting his latest LP "Trilla", Rick Ross has premiered a new music video on July 23 via Yahoo! Music. The new clip, which was shot to accompany Rick's latest single "This Is the Life", also features the appearance of Trey Songz.

It seems that the clip, which was shot in a white background, is showing the rapper's idea of a happy life. On the clip Rick was being pictured as a boss who has everything that he wants such as women, money, fancy cars and all luxurious stuffs.
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'Hairspray' Getting a Sequel Treatment

July 24, 2008 07:07:04 GMT


Big news is coming to "Hairspray" fans. Considering that the 2007 musical film has become such a hit with its record opening sales of $27.5 million, the second highest opening sales for a musical after "Mamma Mia!", the Broadway musical adaptation is going to get a sequel treatment with "Hairspray 2".

The sequel report came out after New Line Cinema inked a deal with the film's creator John Waters signing him in to write down the script of the follow-up movie. The studio are also expecting director/choreographer Adam Shankman, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and Tony-winning songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman to come back and work on their magic on the second movie.
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Heather Locklear Checks Out of Depression Treatment Facility

July 24, 2008 06:51:35 GMT


Heather Locklear is out of treatment. Already completed her four-week stint at an Arizona rehab facility, she is back home and said to be in good spirits.

A close friend of her told People magazine, "Heather's feeling really great. And she looks beautiful, just radiant." Furthermore added that the actress' recovery is "a work in progress," the friend also revealed "She told a really funny story and she laughed from her core. That's when I knew she was going to be fine. I think that's the best part of all - it's so nice to hear her laugh."
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Pink to Release New Album in October

July 24, 2008 06:32:49 GMT


Pink has just revealed new details about her upcoming album by announcing the official release date for her fifth studio set to the press. The pop singer stated that her yet-to-be-titled LP is being scheduled to hit the stores on October 28.

From the new LP, Pink will be dropping "So What" as the first single and it is being set to be released through radio airplay on August 18. The track itself was written by the pop star with the help from Max Martin and Dave Meyers.
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'X-Files: I Want to Believe' Celebrating World Premiere in L.A.


July 24, 2008 06:24:03 GMT


Two days before "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" is debuting in the theaters across the U.S., the 20th Century Fox held a very special event celebrating the world premiere of the highly anticipated sci-fi movie of this summer. The first special screening event was held on Wednesday, July 23, at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California.

The celebration which is open for all X-Philes saw some of its star cast ensemble grazing the red carpet, including Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Xzibit and Amanda Peet. Aside from the cast, the movie's two key people, director/writer Chris Carter and producer/writer Frank Spotnitz were also making an appearance at the red carpet. Other celebrities spotted coming for the event included Bai Ling and Madeline Zima.
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Meet Forbes' Best Paid Actors, Will Smith and Cameron Diaz


July 24, 2008 05:09:05 GMT


When it comes to celebrity money makers, Will Smith and Cameron Diaz are the two bests according to Forbes magazine. Both movie stars top the publication's list of Hollywood's Best Paid Actors, besting their many other A-list fellow celebs.

On the male list of the ranking, based on salaries earned between June 1, 2007, through June 1, 2008, actor-comedian Smith seizes the No. 1 spot, raking in an estimated $80 million for his big-screen efforts. He's followed close behind at 2nd spot by movie hunk Johnny Depp, earning a reported $72 million this year, thanks to his "Pirates" films. Tied for third spot are funnymen Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy, with each of them earns $55 million over the past year.
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Dr. Dre Eyes November/December for New LP's Release

July 24, 2008 04:57:53 GMT


After many speculations surface on the press recently about his new album, Dr. Dre has finally revealed the details regarding his long awaited LP confirming that it will be dropped this year. Although he hasn't set the exact release date yet, the rapper/producer told the press that he plans to drop "Detox" in November or December.

Confirming about the time he will release his new record, Dre told USA Today, "In a perfect world, I'm shooting for a November or December release." He also believes that his new record would be a hit saying, "I'm just now-over the last couple of months-starting to feel that it's going to be right and it's something I can be proud of, and everybody is going to love it."
News > Movie News

'Iron Man' Sequel to Feature Another Avenger

July 24, 2008 04:53:33 GMT


Those who have seen the summer blockbuster film "Iron Man" are most likely to have learned that in the post-credits sequence of the superhero flick, there is a brief appearance of Nick Fury where he discusses about the "Avenger Initiative" with Tony Stark. With that in mind, Louis Leterrier revealed that the sequel, "Iron Man 2", will feature a new character from the upcoming "The Avengers".

Speaking out about the matter to DoG source 'Mr Miyagi' following a meeting with "Iron Man" helmer Jon Favreau, the director of the new Hulk movie "The Incredible Hulk" didn't go further on explaining which Avenger is to be seen. Still on the occasion, he allegedly noted that "The Avengers" will definitely see Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Edward Norton as Hulk working together.
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Eva Mendes' 'Seductive' Ads for CK Underwear, the Pics


July 24, 2008 04:41:33 GMT


Has stripped down for PETA ad and Italian Vogue spread among others, Eva Mendes arguably is giving stripping off a whole new meaning with her nearly naked pictures for the ad campaign of Calvin Klein underwear. Is the new face of the brand, the gorgeous actress is showing off her curvy body, wearing nothing but classy lingerie for the label's new Seductive Comfort line ad.

The ads see Mendes posing scantily-clad in satin and lace bra and panties. The new collection of bras will be available in stores later this year, but the raunchy ads can be seen after this news.
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Nas Takes Down Lil Wayne on Billboard Hot 200 Chart

July 24, 2008 04:14:32 GMT


Just as it was predicted Nas' new untitled LP has indeed topped the Billboard Hot 200 chart this week replacing the previous chart topper Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III". The untitled LP's success was triggered by its sale that reached the 187,000 copies this past weekend.

Nas' new album's success in leading the U.S. Albums chart this week becomes the fifth time for the rapper until this year. His latest LP that managed to top the Billboard Hot 200 was "Hip Hop Is Dead" in 2006.
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D.J. Caruso's 'Y: The Last Man' Most Likely Up for 2010 Release

July 24, 2008 03:54:59 GMT


For quite sometime, many have been enlightened with the reports that Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra's comic book series "Y: The Last Man" will be adapted into a trilogy movie with "Disturbia" director D.J. Caruso to helm. The question left to be answered now is when the first film is actually ready to make its debut in the big screen.

Giving an update about it, Caruso suggested that "Y" is most possibly coming out in 2010. When asked by Superhero Hype about the rumor of the movie being released in summer of 2010, the 43-year-old set the record straight saying, "2010. That's what I've been hearing. Warner Brothers is saying 'we need movies for 2010!' And I say 'we're the movie!' I've got a movie star, I've got a great comic book, whatever."
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Brad Pitt Threatens Legal Action Over Unauthorized Family Pics

July 24, 2008 03:48:30 GMT


Don't mess with the Jolie-Pitt. Reportedly is enjoying his time with family, partner Angelina Jolie and their expanding brood at their French estate, Brad Pitt's peace is destroyed by the appearance of unauthorized photos of his family on the Internet. Lawyers for him were quick to issue legal action against anyone and any media outlet that publishes the reported photos, supposedly also captured his newborn twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline.

The pictures were "surreptitiously" snapped using a powerful telephoto lens and sold to an unidentified buyer, the Los Angeles lawyers for the movie hunk claimed. Such action thus is considered a "malicious violation" of the actor's privacy rights under both French and California law.
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Video Premiere: Gnarls Barkley's 'Who's Gonna Save My Soul'

July 24, 2008 03:15:16 GMT


Musical duo Gnarls Barkley have just premiered a new music video on July 23 through MTV. The clip which, was directed by renown director Chris Milk, was made to accompany the group's latest single "Who's Gonna Save My Soul".

The clip starts with the scene of two people talking seriously in a diner. The man then stabs his heart and takes it out only to let it speaks by itself. The duo only appear towards the end of the video with them portraying the cook of the diner.
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Miley Cyrus Eyeing to Bare Skin in 'Undiscovered Gyrl'

July 24, 2008 03:10:06 GMT


It seems that teenage sensation Miley Cyrus is up for another round of controversy. After the 15-year-old generated much debate when her topless photo for the cover of Vanity Fair magazine's June issue hit the stands, the "Hannah Montana" star is reportedly looking forward to be baring more skins for an adult role in a new movie entitled "Undiscovered Gyrl".

Report regarding the role claimed that if the Disney's starlet is indeed cast, she will definitely expose more than what she has shared with the Vanity Fair's photos. According to MSNBC, an insider revealed, "If she does get the part, you will be seeing a lot more of her than you did in the Vanity Fair photos - there would definitely be nude scenes." As for comment from Miley's camp regarding this rumor, there are none offered so far.
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Details on Christian Bale's Arrest Over Assault Allegations

July 24, 2008 02:46:53 GMT


Is having his movie, "The Dark Knight", scores the number one spot on the weekend box office with $158 million while at the same time also wows movie critics who give it positive reviews, Christian Bale is the other one that keeps the public talking during the week with him being arrested on assault allegations filed by his own mother and sister. Bale's arrest occurred just hours after he attended the European premiere of his new Batman movie in London's Leicester Square on Monday, July 21 alongside co-stars Maggie Gyllenhaal and Michael Caine. The 34-year-old actor was arrested over allegations that he attacked his mother Jenny, 61, and sister Sharon, 40, at London's Dorchester Hotel on Sunday night, July 20.

Authorities reportedly didn't immediately arrest the actor following the star-studded event soon after his mother and sister filed their suit as they believed he would not flee the country to resist arrest, adding that the lack of severity in the case made it impossible for them to make an immediate response. The authorities thus arrested him on Tuesday, before later that day released him on bail after a session of questioning by London police. He spent more than four hours talking with authorities but was not charged with any offense.
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Video Premiere: Plies' 'Please Excuse My Hands' Ft. Jamie Foxx/The-Dream


July 24, 2008 02:32:16 GMT


The new music video from Plies, that was shot to accompany his new single "Please Excuse My Hands" has just been premiered on July 23 via BET 106 & Park. The clip was co-directed by Zipper On Butta Fly Leather and the rapper himself and it also features the appearance of Jamie Foxx & The-Dream.

The scenes from the clip start with Plies making an appointment with Jamie to go the the actor/singer's lounge, where they were partying with lots of beautiful girls there. After that, the rapper continued his trip to meet The-Dream before heading to a club and partying again.
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Exclusive First Pic of Matthew McConaughey's Baby Boy on OK!


July 24, 2008 02:31:43 GMT


The rumors are true that Matthew McConaughey sells the first pictures of his son to OK! magazine though the amount of money he receives from the deal remains undisclosed. Confirming the talk of the town, the official website of the publication has on Wednesday, July 23 made public the first ever pic of the actor alongside his model partner Camila Alves and their boy Levi Alves McConaughey.

"INTRODUCING NEWBORN LEVI, DADDY'S LITTLE BOY," so read the headline that accompanies the picture of the family on the cover of the new issue of OK! "I want my son to be a little cooler than me". The cover sees McConaughey embracing Camila's shoulder as she leans her head on his shoulder, while holding son Levi in her hand.
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First Teaser Trailer of Jim Carrey's 'Yes Man'

July 24, 2008 02:17:03 GMT


"Yes Man", the latest upcoming feature film starring funny man Jim Carrey has unveiled the first look into the comedy movie to movie lovers through its teaser trailer. Released by Warner Bros. Pictures, the video footage helps viewers get a better understanding of the tidbit's core story as well as the tickling sequences.

Opened with a compilation of clips showing little kids saying and sometimes yelling "No", the video explained that the titular character, Carl Allen, hasn't grown out of that word. He lives by rejecting mostly everything. But, then he signs up for a self-help program which main principle is simple, say yes to everything and anything. Practicing the rule in his everyday life, Allen finds that his life is being transformed in an amazing and unexpected ways.
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Ethan Hawke's Wife Gave Birth to a Daughter

July 24, 2008 01:58:44 GMT


Ethan Hawke is a father for one more time, making it his third, when his wife Ryan Shawhughes gave birth to a baby girl in New York City last Friday, July 18. The newborn baby is named Clementine Jane Hawke. No further details are made public about the baby though.

No words from the couple or their people about the good news. A close family member, meanwhile, was quoted as telling People magazine on Wednesday, July 23, "I expect that they should be very good parents. They both love children, and they love each other ... I know they are thrilled."
 
 
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